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November 14, 2019

You’re Speaking My Language: Spanish

11/14/19 6:00 pm to 11/14/19 7:00 pm
Museum Galleries

You’re Speaking My Language is a one-hour language-based program held in the galleries of the Colby College Museum of Art. This program is designed to connect and build relationships among language learners and native speakers using art as a catalyst for these conversations. This program is hosted by the Spanish Department at Colby College. For  More

Posted November 4 at 4:09 pm
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Category Academic Events
Posted By Qianni Zhu

[STS Roundtable, November 14] “Constructing Rodents in Psychology”

11/8/19 4:00 pm
DIAM 242
[STS Roundtable, November 14] “Constructing Rodents in Psychology”

The second STS roundtable this semester, “Constructing Rodents in Psychology,” led by Melissa Glenn, Biology Department will take place on November 14, 4pm, at DIAM 242 as usual. Please see the attached poster. *The STS Roundtable is for discussions about faculty interests in teaching and research about the interactions and intersections between science and society  More

Posted November 8 at 3:19 pm
Contact Lijing Jiang
Category Academic Events
Posted By Lijing Jiang

“30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall”

11/14/19 7:00 pm
Diamond 141

What has changed? What divides or unites Germans? What types of walls, real or metaphorical, remain in Europe? Join Professors Arne Koch (German and Dean of Global Engagement), Andreas Waldkirch (Chair of Economics) and Jennifer Yoder (Director of Global Studies) for a discussion on Thursday, November 14th at 7:00pm in Diamond 141. All are welcome.

Posted November 11 at 10:51 am
Contact Ericka Benayad
Phone 859-5230
Category Academic Events
Posted By Ericka Benayad

Mathematics and Statistics Candidate Talk

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS COLLOQUIUM Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 PM, Davis 301 Refreshments at 3:30 PM, Davis 2nd floor Exploring and Evaluating Patterns in Data Through Model-Based Clustering and Partition Agreement Clustering is a method of unsupervised machine learning that seeks to uncover group structure in data by classifying observations when little or no a  More

Posted November 11 at 11:03 am
Contact Kim Caswell
Category Academic Events
Posted By Kimberly Caswell

You’re Speaking My Language: Russian

11/14/19 7:00 pm to 11/14/19 8:00 pm
Museum Galleries

You’re Speaking My Language is a one-hour language-based program held in the galleries of the Colby College Museum of Art. This program is designed to connect and build relationships among language learners and native speakers using art as a catalyst for these conversations. This program is hosted by the Russian Department at Colby College. For  More

Posted October 30 at 4:22 pm
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Category Academic Events
Posted By Qianni Zhu

CS Alumni Panel Session

11/14/19 7:00 pm to 11/14/19 8:00 pm
Parker-Reed Room, SSWAC

Interested in hearing about what Colby alumni with CS degrees are doing after College? Come to a panel session at 7pm on Thursday Nov 14th in the Parker-Reed room (SSWAC) to hear seven alumni talk about their experiences and answer questions. The panel includes Torrie Edwards ’17 (Naval Research Lab), Kevin Green ’09 (Kayak), Sarah  More

Posted November 11 at 12:05 pm
Contact Bruce Maxwell
Category Academic Events
Posted By Bruce Maxwell

November 15, 2019

ES Lunchtime Lecture-Balance and Imbalance: A Celebration of Nature and a Call to Action- Artist Talk with Marnie Sinclair

11/15/19 11:30 am to 11/15/19 1:00 pm
Dana-002
ES Lunchtime Lecture-Balance and Imbalance: A Celebration of Nature and a Call to Action- Artist Talk with Marnie Sinclair

The art work and stories in this exhibition are a culmination of 9 years of scientific research on climate change, environmental degradation, and the perfect balance in nature, as witnessed through the magic of plant communication and interspecies symbiotic relationships found in the natural world. Each selected story inspired the accompanying interpretative art. By breaking  More

Posted November 13 at 10:45 am
Contact Environmental Studies Program
Category Academic Events
Posted By Lindsey Cotter

Master Class Masks & Performance with Dana Legawiec 

11/15/19 2:00 pm to 11/15/19 4:00 pm
Dunn Dance Studio/Runnals 2nd Floor
Master Class  Masks & Performance with Dana Legawiec 

Master Class Masks and Performance with Dana Legawiec INVESTIGATION • ILLUMINATION • TRANSFORMATION Experience the Power of Mask This physical theatre workshop introduces students to the process of creating character “from the outside in” by working in Character Mask. Students will explore breath, weight, rhythm, tempo, and gesture, making full-body commitment to bold physical choices  More

Posted October 29 at 2:31 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Category Academic Events
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Department of Geology Seminar: “WHAT CAN LITTLE FAULTS TELL US ABOUT BIG EARTHQUAKES?”

11/15/19 1:00 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Geology Seminar:  “WHAT CAN LITTLE FAULTS TELL US ABOUT BIG EARTHQUAKES?”

“WHAT CAN LITTLE FAULTS TELL US ABOUT BIG EARTHQUAKES?” DR. MICHELE COOKE University of Massachusetts – Amherst Friday, November 15 1:00 pm, Keyes 105 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted November 11 at 9:44 am
Contact Bess Koffman
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky

Colby Cancer Consortium Lecture Series

11/15/19 3:00 pm
Keyes 105
Colby Cancer Consortium Lecture Series

The Colby Cancer Consortium is delighted to welcome Dr. Jennifer Trowbridge from The Jackson Laboratory as the inaugural speaker for its semi-annual lecture series. The Consortium is intended to highlight the work at Colby involving cancer research, our partnerships with world-class research institutions such as The Jackson Laboratory, and opportunities for Colby students working towards  More

Posted November 12 at 9:15 am
Contact Kevin Rice
Category Academic Events
Posted By Kevin Rice

November 18, 2019

Energy/Exhaustion Series: The Illusion of Time: Testing the Bidirectional Relationship Between Belief in Free Will and Temporal Horizons, Elizabeth Seto, Colby College

11/18/19 7:00 pm
Kassman Auditorium, Lovejoy 100
Energy/Exhaustion Series: The Illusion of Time: Testing the Bidirectional Relationship Between Belief in Free Will and Temporal Horizons, Elizabeth Seto, Colby College

Belief in free will, operationalized as the ability to freely choose one’s own actions and determine one’s own outcomes, is the embodiment of energy and exhaustion. Belief in free will can energize us, instilling the notion that we are active agents in our social world. Disbelief in free will can exhaust us by dampening our  More

Posted November 13 at 12:10 pm
Contact Megan Fossa, Center for the Arts and Humanities
Category Academic Events
Posted By Megan Fossa

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “GREEN PEA GALAXIES AND THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING REIONIZERS”

11/18/19 2:45 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “GREEN PEA GALAXIES AND THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING REIONIZERS”

“GREEN PEA GALAXIES AND THE SEARCH FOR THE MISSING REIONIZERS” PROFESSOR ANNE JASKOT Williams College Monday, November 18 2:45 pm, Keyes 105 {Reception at 2:30 in Mudd 323}

Posted November 13 at 1:35 pm
Contact Dale Kocevski
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky

Indigenous Rap Series: Mare Advertencia Lirika

November 18, 2019 to November 18, 2019
11/18/19 7:00 pm to 11/18/19 8:15 pm
Indigenous Rap Series: Mare Advertencia Lirika

Join us for a Rap Performance and Q&A by Zapoteca Hip Hop artist Mare Advertencia Lirika from Oaxaca, Mexico. Mare’s rap exposes gender inequalities and calls for the defense of indigenous rights and a greater social consciousness.

Posted November 6 at 1:19 am
Contact Sandra Bernal Heredia
Category Academic Events
Posted By Sandra Bernal Heredia

November 19, 2019

International Education Week Poster Presentation

11/11/19 11:00 am to 11/11/19 12:15 pm

18 Country Case Studies! 18 Global Education Issues! 18 Beautiful Posters! 18 Excellent Presenters! Please come and visit the amazing ED297 (Schooling Around the World) class presenting their country case studies at Cotter Union atrium on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 11 am to 12.15 pm. Your presence will encourage the presenters who would love  More

Posted November 11 at 10:41 am
Contact Sudipta Roy
Category Academic Events
Posted By Sudipta Roy

November 20, 2019

Maine Commissioner of Education Pender Makin

11/20/19 6:30 pm
Parker-Reed SSW Alumni Center

Maine Commissioner of Education Pender Makin will discuss the mission, vision, and strategic priorities for the Maine Department of Education in a talk entitled Maine’s Educational Priorities. Please join us Wednesday November 20, 6:30 pm social (half) hour, 7 pm presentation in Parker-Reed Room SSW Alumni Center. The event is sponsored by the Waterville Branch  More

Posted November 3 at 4:59 pm
Contact Martha Arterberry
Phone 207-859-5553
Category Academic Events
Posted By Martha Arterberry

November 21, 2019

Buying and Becoming American: Made in America, Labeling, and Ethical Consumerism

11/21/19 3:45 pm
Diamond 123

Thursday, November 21 3:45-6:00PM Diamond 123 Dr. Evangeline Heiliger “Buying and Becoming American: Made in America, Labeling, and Ethical Consumerism”, queries whether 20th and 21st century ethical consumerism practices that focus on “buying for those like me” is necessarily grounded in social justice concerns. I analyze “Made in America”labels and “Buy American” campaigns using feminist  More

Posted November 1 at 3:02 pm
Contact Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Category Academic Events
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

November 22, 2019

Department of Geology Seminar: “EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES”

11/22/19 1:00 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Geology Seminar: “EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES”

“EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES” DR. ARYA UDRY University of Nevada – Las Vegas Friday, November 22 1:00 pm, Keyes 105 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted November 13 at 1:56 pm
Contact Bess Koffman
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky

December 2, 2019

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS”

12/2/19 2:45 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS”

“NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS” PROFESSOR KELLY PATTON Colby College Monday, December 2 2:45 pm, Keyes 105 {Reception at 2:30 in Mudd 323}

Posted November 13 at 1:43 pm
Contact Dale Kocevski
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky